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    Wednesday April 14, 2021
  • Sarazanmai Celebrates Two Years of Kappa with Custom Manhole Cover

    Decorated utility item is installed near the Kappabashi intersection in Taito City, Tokyo, Japan

    Hold on to your butts, because Sarazanmai - a 2019 original TV anime about three troubled teens who transform into kappa and try to resolve mortal attachments in a rather eye-brow raising way - is celebrating its 2nd anniversary with a pun-filled promotion: a custom manhole cover. Hit the jump to learn the details, dish.

  • Friday May 15, 2020
  • Human/Kappa Connections are Glorious and Gross in Sarazanmai

    The Spring 2019 Renewal checks out an original TV anime from the director of 'Revolutionary Girl Utena' and more

    The Spring 2019 Renewal is overseeing a meeting of hearts and minds and other less savory body parts with a look at Sarazanmai, a Spring 2019 anime from the mind of the infamous Kunihiko Ikuhara which focuses on otters, kappa, and the exquisite agony of human relationships. Hit the jump to learn more, dish.

  • Friday May 1, 2020
  • The Springtime of Youth: Love and Poetry in Senryu Girl

    The Spring 2019 Renewal continues with a little light comedy and gentle romance

    Love (and comedy) is in the air as the Spring 2019 Renewal by "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog" takes a look back at Senryu Girl, a TV anime about a unique young lady who expresses herself exclusively through a form of 5-7-5 syllable poetry. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday April 3, 2020
  • Winning Friends and Conquering Shyness with Hitoribocchi no Marumaruseikatsu

    The Spring 2019 Renewal kicks off with a look back at a very sweet TV anime about a very anxious young lady

    The new Spring season is upon us, but "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog" continues its mission to draw attention to older shows that fans may have missed with the Spring 2019 Renewal, and the first entry focuses on a cute school comedy series about a shy girl continuing her mission to befriend everyone in her classroom. Hit the jump to join us as we check out Hitoribocchi no Marumaruseikatsu.

  • Monday January 27, 2020
  • Ryohei Kimura, Takuya Eguchi to Suit Up in ULTRAMAN Live-action PV

    OLDCODEX provides the new theme song "Core Fade"

    As reported, a live-action PV to promote the forthcoming terrestrial broadcasting of the 3DCG anime series ULTRAMAN has been in production. It is confirmed today that the anime's two main voice actors, Ryohei Kimura and Takuya Eguchi will play their characters wearing the "ULTRAMAN SUIT" and "ULTRAMAN SUIT ver. 7" made by Tsuburaya Productions' modeling department "LSS." Hit the jump for more details.

  • Monday October 28, 2019
  • Voice Actor Natsuki Hanae Slays Demons in Youtube Gaming Vid

    Hanae tries out the "Demon Slayer's Training" game included as a bonus for Volume 3 of the Japanese Bluray release

    Voice actor Natsuki Hanae (Tanjiro in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba) is an avid fan of video games and even has a Youtube channel dedicated to playing them, and in a recent upload Hanae samples Kimetsu no Renma ("Demon Slayer's Training"), a video game that was included as a pack-in bonus with the special edition Japanese Bluray & DVD release of Volume 3 of the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba TV anime. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Wednesday October 2, 2019
  • The Helpful Fox Senko-san Manga Pampers Readers with Special Edition Audio CD

    "Helpful Situation" CD is a pack-in bonus with Japanese limited edition release of fifth collected manga volume

    Voice actress Azumi Waki reprises her role as the titular divine messenger of The Helpful Fox Senko-san in a special edition "Helpful Situation" audio CD that is included as a pack-in bonus in an upcoming volume of the original manga, and now you can listen to a preview of the sort of pampering that Senko delivers. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Tuesday September 24, 2019
  • TV Anime GeGeGe no Kitaro to Enter into Its Final Chapter "Nurarihyon Arc" in October

    The 6th TV anime adaptation has been simulcast on Crunchyroll

    The latest anime adaptation will be reaching its climax soon. The official website for the ongoing sixth TV anime based on Shigeru Mizuki's horror/supernatural manga GeGeGe no Kitaro announced today that it will enter its final chapter "Nurarihyon Arc" from its 76th episode to be aired on October 6, and revealed a new key visual for it. Hit the jump for more new information.

  • Friday September 20, 2019
  • Fruits Basket New TV Anime's Second Season Confirmed for 2020 Premiere

    Takuya Eguchi, Ai Kakuma newly join as Kakeru Manabe, Machi Kuragi

    After the on-air of its first season's final 25th episode in Japan last night, the official website for the ongoing new TV anime adaptation of Natsuki Takaya's Fruits Basket confirmed that its second season is set to premiere in 2020. Hit the jump for more new information.

  • Tuesday September 17, 2019
  • Aki Toyosaki-Voiced Isuzu Soma to Appear in TV Anime Fruits Basket 25th Episode

    Brina Palencia voices the character in the English version

    The official website for the ongoing TV anime Fruits Basket announced on September 17 that 32-year-old Aki Toyosaki (Yu Hirasawa in K-ON!) is cast as Isuzu "Rin" Soma, one of the 12 members of the Soma family. The character will appear on the anime's next 25th episode to be aired on Friday, which will be the final episode of its first season. Hit the jump for more.

  • Sunday September 15, 2019
  • 10 Gorgeous Jewel Idols Gather in Kiratto Pri☆Chan New Key Visual

    "PriPara & Kiratto Pri☆Chan Winter LIVE 2019" concert is set to be held on December 15

    The official website and Twitter for the TV anime Kiratto Pri☆Chan have posted a new key visual for its ongoing second season introducing the ten jewel idols in Jewel Code. One surprising thing in the visual is that Dia, the virtual idol who has served as the host of the Jewel Audition event, also wears the special dress. Check it out after the jump!

  • Thursday September 12, 2019
  • The Helpful Fox Senko-san Pampers the VR World in September of 2019

    Teaser footage and release date revealed for Gugenka's "HoloModels" VR / AR character software

    A teaser trailer and the Japanese release date have been revealed for Gugenka's "HoloModels" virtual reality / augmented reality app for The Helpful Fox Senko-san, which will allow users to interact with the nurturing messenger deity from the TV anime soon. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday September 10, 2019
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Shrinks Down as Nitotan Toys

    Tanjiro, Nezuko, Zenitsu, and Inosuke take on chibi form for stuffed charms to be re-published in January of 2020

    Previously released in August of 2019, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is once again teaming up with Takara Tomy to appear in pocket-sized form as a line of "Nitotan" stuffed toys with a second printing that's due out in Japan in January of 2020. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday August 30, 2019
  • Strongest Pillars Join the Cast of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba TV Anime

    Adaptation based on Koyoharu Gotouge's dark fantasy adventure manga is currently streaming on Crunchyroll

    Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, the ongoing TV anime adaptation based on the dark fantasy adventure manga by Koyoharu Gotouge, is rounding out its cast with seven new members representing the remaining "Pillars", the most powerful individuals in the Demon Slaying Corps. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Saturday August 24, 2019
  • Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki Bakes Up a Regional Bread Promotion

    Limited time collaboration with Pasco Shikishima Corporation includes stickers and prizes

    Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki, a manga and short form TV anime that is all about the joys of the Nagoya region, is teaming up with Pasco Shikishima Corporation, a Japanese bakery whose headquarters are in Nagoya, for a unique collaboration that includes special prizes. Hit the jump to load up on carbs.